A Day in the Life: User Experience at Rock Creek Strategic Marketing

A Day in the Life: User Experience at Rock Creek Strategic Marketing

This presentation was given as part of the Rock Creek, General Assembly, Chief, and exploreUX event. The event was followed by a panel discussion. Description is below.

Considering a career as a User Experience Designer? Curious about what a day-to-day job looks like in UX? Looking to hire and want to know what to look for in an entry-level employee? Join General Assembly and Rock Creek Strategic Marketing's user experience design team for a presentation and panel discussion to learn how Rock Creek practices UX in D.C. Learn about getting started in the field and about the day-to-day demands of User Experience, as well as where it’s headed.

During the upcoming session you will:

  • • Discover best practices of top-notch UX Designers in their everyday work

  • • Talk with a panel of experts, hear about their professional experience

  • • See what it's like to work at a digital agency

  • • Explore different options for branching into UX Design

  • • Discuss how UX Designers are found and hired


  • • Andrew Wachholz, UX Practice Lead, Rock Creek

  • • Mackenzie Black, UX Strategist, Rock Creek

  • • Michelle Chin, Senior UX Strategist, Rock Creek, founder of exploreUX

  • • Faz Besharatian, Design Consultant, General Assembly Instructor

  • • Moderator: JoJo Spiker, Creative Director, Rock Creek


Michelle Chin

July 23, 2014